Tag «search engine»

Ask.com to Return to Old Service

From the New York Times: After failing to make any headway as a search engine, Ask.com is largely abandoning the effort and will now become a question-and-answer service. The retreat is a major blow for Barry Diller, the chief executive of the e-commerce company IAC/InterActiveCorp, which had paid $1.85 billion in 2005 for Ask.com and …

Bookmarklets

What’s a bookmarklet? Well, the Bookmarklets.com home page describes them in this way: Bookmarklets are simple tools that extend the surf and search capabilities of Firefox and Explorer web browsers. Bookmarklets are free. Bookmarklets allow you to: * Modify the way you see someone else’s webpage. * Extract data from a webpage. * Search more …

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